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Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
dissolves parliament and calls for new elections. protesters topple a statue of former leader lennon in ukraine. they are calling on the government to break ties with russia and norm new ones with the e.u. >> and a day of prayer for nelson mandela. president obama and two former presidents expected to attend the memorial service for the late former president. >> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. as a power struggle grips thailand the prime minister calls for fresh elections. the thousands of protesters in the capital say it's not enough. wayne hay has the latest from bangkok. >> there's no indication from the anti-government protesters that the announcement from the prime minister yingluck shinawatra, that she will dissolve parliament. the goals have changed. they said they would accept the solution and the resignation of the prime minister. that changed into the goal being the removal of the thaksin shinawatra regime - referring to the former prime minister ousted in a coup in 2006 and lives in self-impressed exile. his cysister, yingluck shinawat is the prime ministe
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
. this is not so bad. >> we are also waiting for official results from india's state elections. the opposition has be seen at the big winner. beginnal state will counting today. paul's point to the national vote which must be held by may. let's have a look at the prospects of the trading week over there and what happened on friday as well. it was higher by about 0.3%. we could be building on that. a group of investors is said to be considering a bid for the qantas fleet. that would offer the struggling carrier a cash lifeline. let's find out more. is this proposal exactly? i am assuming it is going to be -- >> exactly. these are fairly common transactions in the airline industry. qantas already has a fair amount of its fleet sold, about 2.9 billion according to its latest reports. there is another 7.2 billion there. wooleyoup led by greg has been involved with qantas for a while. been in globally aviation asset management. he was involved with some of the group who was launching the 2007 takeover of qantas. .e has proposed to come forward that would offer qantas a good bit of cash upfront which is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
's ruling congress party has suffered a bruising defeat in key state elections. it's lost three of four states after last week's vote. now it seems to be an even bigger battle for the congress party to cling to power in may national elections. >> reporter: opposition supporters celebrate on the streets of india. the results of state elections are in. the vote was seen as a test of the coalition government led by the congress party when prime minister singh. the congress party didn't do well. the bjp won many and retained seats. new delhi was the main prize. djp has the most seats over, but couldn't manage an overall majority. winning here sent a clear message to the whole country. the congress party has been in power in the state capital for 14 years. not anymore. the anti-corruption party won second place and will make it a hung administration. >> translator: people will win this time. i'm confident the country will improve. >> translator: congress has been in power for three consecutive terms. we can't ignore the anti-i am couple bent see factor is strong to topple the government. i i
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am EST
is willing to resolve parliment but she will only do it with the guarantee that is free election taking place. an elected peel o people peoplel run the country before there will be a democratically election taking place. >>> still to come on this al jazeera news hour. sudan's vice president has resigned has part of the cabinet reshuffle. we'll tell you what that might mean. >>> and we are in interyeah wherinter-- indiawhere early stn results spell bad news for the ruling congress party. >>> in sports they extend an unbeaten run in breme. there. we'len we'll havethe details in. >>> prprotestors have called foa million man march. the protest against the government is in it's third week. they want to step up the demonstrations in the coming hours. we are in kiev. it does look freezing but the determination looks rock solid. so far lots of people coming out on the square, david. you have to bear with me it's extremely noisy. i will struggle to hear what you have to say. resolution is rock solid. the protestors need to show that they have momentum and they have legs on this meash eve machine l kee
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
karzai said he would not sign it until after elections next year. >> protesters in ukraine returned to the streets in force. the president met with russian president vladimir putin. the meeting sparked fears an economic deal may be reached and russia, furthering the distance with the european union. >> there are reports that the ukrainian leader viktor ych signed a deal with russia securing, according to reports, $17 billion worth of aid. you -- ukraine, of course, needs the money to pay its creditors. the country's reserves are running live. it's in dire economic circumstances. these reports about the deal with russia are unconfirmed. of course they spread more anger amongst the demonstrators here in independent square in central kiev because, of course, they want ukraine to go towards the european union and it was failure to sign a deal with the e.u. that prompted all the protests. and on sunday they are planning the big one. they want to repeat the kind of successful mobilisation that they had last weekend here, and they desperately need to keep this momentum going, because they
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am EST
to the killings. francis hollande says the idea is to head as fast as possible towards elections. >> the french president is speaking at a summit in parris. jacky rowland was there. >> at the end of a 2-day summit the french took the opportunity of having so many afghan leaders under one roof to stay on for a short while and talk about the central african republic. it was decided to increase troops to 2,600. and to get rebels into their barracks, into their bases. in the longer term there are interreligious tensions on the country in order to hold a donor's conference. part of the reinforcements are an enlargement of the french contingent. francis hollande now has 16 undertroops. france will always be engaged in mali. 3,000 troops there, and 1600 in the central african republic. it wants to turn over african policing to african police-keeping forces. d in the two countries forbe some time to come. >> china irritated some nations and the u.s. south korea responded by making their own zone. a large part of it overlambs the japan zone and south korea has an air defense zone. its boundary is being
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
parliament and calls for new elections. [chanting] a day of prayer in south africa for nelson mandela and leaders including president obama and three former u.s. presidents expected to attend tuesday's memorial service for the late south african president. >> and a crime was never committed and we stood by that. >> reporter: the san antonio four speaking out, released after 16 years behind bars for a crime they have always maintained they did not commit. ♪ the deep freeze is on, wintry weather and cold temperatures reach the east coast. the weather is disrupting travel nationwide and made some sunday nfl games almost impossible to see. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy and the storm caused car pile ups in several states and accidents on the pennsylvania turnpike sunday involved almost 60 video as and this shows the long line of cars that came to a halt in morgan town, pennsylvania and we are tracking the storm. what is the latest? >> all of that snow and wind, it is still with us and we are going to continue to see it taking its toll and creating very
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
to help us hold elections so wreck choose a president deserving of the name and leave the country t they have to stay for thetrition. >> there are some people who have comparing this to rawanda in 1994. the genocide there killed hundreds of thousands of people. there are differences that was ethnic violence. here, it is sectarian. religious leaders are preaching peace, not hate. >> there is a growing atmosphere of ven he knew. you can't call it genocide yet. that would be imprudent but what is certain is that from now on central african republic, society will never be the same again >> reporter: there are many examples in history of where international forces have intervened too late. for the world, it's finally, taking notice that what is happening here al jazeera, bange. >> a deepening crisis in tie land as members of the main opposition party resign from parliament today. the party said it stepped down in protest calling the current government illegitimate, refusing to work with the prime minister. it increases the political crisis in that country. five have been killed since mas
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
. michelle has to stay and france has to help us hold elections so we can choose a president deserving of that name and leave the country. jadadea has to stay for thetrition >> reporter: there are some people comparing this to rwanda in 1994. the genocide there killed hundreds of thousands of people. there are differences. >> that's with ethnic violene violence. here it is sectarian. religious leaders are preaching peace, not hate. >> there is a growing atmosphere of ven he knew. you can't call it genocide yet. that would be an imprudent. but what's certain is that from now on, in central africa republic, soil will never be same again. >> there are many examples in history of where international forces have intervened too late. for the world, it's finally, taking notice that what is happening herays, bongee. >> praising for new mexico new mexico range from pulpits around the world on this national day of prayer in south africa. members of all faiths honor the former president, a steady flow of mourners stopped by his home in johan he isburg. nigeria called for three days of mourning a
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
these folks voted in local elections. that doesn't matter. because the governor came in with the strength of the state legislator and said, you know what, we're going to erase your vote. so actually, the last election these people were participating in, it was kind of a conditional thing. you know, if the numbers didn't work out, we're not going to give a damn how you voted. that's basically what has unfolded here. emergency city manager, kevin orr, will now take complete control of detroit. earlier today, the mayor, dave bing, said that it's a sad day for workers in detroit and the city. >> it's very, very important, i think, that we respect the fact that the emergency manager has the key to the city at this point in time. i know there are a lot of people that are upset, that are concerned about their futures. but we are now starting from square one. it's a process that i think we need to take a lot of care, because there's going to be pain for a lot of different people. but in the long run, i think the future of the city will be bright. >> i offer to you tonight, this is unnecessary pai
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
parliament and call an election effort in future administrations. legitimacy and one month after a super typhoon good or parts of the country people the philippines or find its way to break up. japanese prime minister shinzo ave is a couple of weeks away from marking his first year in office. i knew in hk poll suggests its popularity is the lowest it's been since he returned to the top job. our interviewers spoke to more than one thousand people by phone fifty percent said they support of his cabinet a drop of ten percentage points from last month thirty five percent said they don't. our poll asked for feedback on the new secrecy law of his liberal democratic party and its coalition partner approved last friday. the law gives the government more power to decide what people can and can't know fifty percent of respondents said they disapprove of the local thirty two percent said they approve of that fifty nine percent said the discussion over the bill by diet members was insufficient eight percent said lawmakers had a full roll discussion seventy four percent of respondents said they're wo
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
of everything. it is a different philosophy than a republican would have. that if romney were elected, we would be coming out of this by now. with all this government regulation and the government goes -- the government knows best and comes first, as sky has never worked hard. arrogant,most polarizing, racist president we have ever had. the only people making excuses for him are the morally weak and politically correct liberal white apologists and the plaque -- and the black racists in the name of political correctness. everyone else is realistic enough to see the frog has dissipated and this guy is a total fraud. he will go down as one of the worst presidents this country has ever had. he does not care about the pain the americans are going through. >> joe from new york, good morning. caller: good morning. thank bush.to he was right 10 years ago when he said increasing domestic oil wouldtion in north dakota stimulate and create jobs. i remember senator kerry was opposed to that. now it and it up being right because every million barrels we produce here, we generate $60 billion per year in reve
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am EST
calm. >> translator: i hope the country will elect a new president and a new noble president, people who will serve this country properly and i hope the blood of our people won't be spilled. >> they want the resignation of yanukovych. they now face a deadline to leave by tuesday morning. no one's in a mood to give in. >> translator: i want a new government that listens to the people and doesn't treat us like animals. >> we are here to fight for our rights so that our kids are brought up in a good country without corruption and where everything's fair. >> yanukovych believes he has enough support to survive with backing from moscow. the protestors realize that this crisis has now reached a crucial moment. tim friend, al jazeera, kiev. >> robin forster walker is in kiev. what reeks from the government so far? >> the government released a statement earlier the spokesperson for the security services has been warning of a criminal investigation into politicians seeking to overthrow the state and that could carry up to ten years in jail, a ten year jail sentence. no names were mentioned
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
rouhani was elected, there was some acceleration leading up to the u.n. general assembly. you'll recall that rouhani was engaging in what was termed a charm offensive, right, and he was going around talking to folks. and at that point, it made sense for us to see, all right, how serious are you potentially about having these conversations. they did not get highly substantive in the first several meetings but were much more exploring how much room, in fact, did they have to get something done. and then as soon as they began to get more technical, at that point, they converged with the p5-plus-1 discussions. i will say this -- the fact of rouhani's election -- it's been said that there's no difference between him and ahmadinejad except that he's more charming. i think that understates the shift in politics that took place in this election. obviously, rouhani is part of the iranian establishment, and i think we have to assume that his ideology is one that is hostile to the united states and to israel. but what he also represents is the desire on the part of the iranian people for a change
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 1:40am PST
. on february 11th, 1990. the world rejoiced. he worked with his former enemy to move toward free elections and the end of apartheid. he and frederik willem de klerk were jointly awarded the nobel peace prize in 1993 and the following year this, the world again looked on in wonder and joy as millions of black south africans lined up to vote for the first time. nelson mandela was elected president in a landslide. >> so help me god. >> reporter: a few months later at his inauguration attended by scores of world leaders, he declared a new era for his beloved country. >> never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another. >> reporter: terry moran, abc news. >> now what happens next is nelson mandela's body has already been moved to the hospital. he will be given a state funeral. not only that, but all of the flags will be at half staff until the funeral is over. there's a ten-day mourning period for south africans, which obviously starts now. >> just amazing. it's a life that goes beyond anything a book or hollywood could ever make up. truly
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
party resigned from parliament today. the party says the elected government is no longer accepted by the people. at least five people have been killed and hundreds injured since massive anti-government protests began last month. demonstrators have called on the prime minister to resign. protesters in kiev knocked down a statue of vladimir lenin as outrage mounted against the government's suspension of talks with the european union. numerous statues of lenin have been removed from kiev. this is the third straight week of protests in ukraine. al jazeera's tim friend has more. >> reporter: they poured into independence square in the thousands. they know this demonstration has to be big and loud to sustain the pressure on president yanukovych. on the edge of the crowd, young men prepared tactics for the worst outcome, another violent confrontation with riot police. a few streets away, squads of officers lined up in front of presidential office. last week there was chaos here, many people injured in a police charge. now there's a standoff. riot police at the ready at one end of the str
LINKTV
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
they handed abe control of the upper house in an election in july. the ruling coalition now has control of both houses and can push through policies without worrying about the opposition. but this poll suggests voters may not support this kind of decision making. and it suggests abe could lose public support if he takes similar approaches in the future. >> and that was nhk world. >>> members of north korea's ruling party have confirmed that something that's been rumored for days, they announced that the uncle of leader kim jong-un has been dismissed. jong suntek served as vice chairman of the national defense commission and was widely seen as kim's mentor. >> north korean state-run television broadcast several photos taken during the meeting in which jong was sacked. one showed him being taken away from the venue. one newspaper reported on monday the party dismissed chung from all posts. the decision was made at a meeting attended by kim jong-un. the north korean leader was reported as saying chung was corrupted by capitalism and indulged in a depraved lifestyle. added chung had undermi
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
and iran. it is titled -- there is this story from "the weekly standard" focusing on the midterm elections -- next is james joining us this morning from valley village, california. i don't really consider myself an independent or republican or democrat. i see myself as a humanitarian. being that i dedicated my life to traveling the world, i don't see where any types of war or weapons is the solution to anything. next is kathleen from texas. caller: good morning. i am a military mother. quit the military. he trains people for three times what he makes as a private contractor. america is in decline because we have outsourced our wealth. 40% of americans make under 20,000 a year. torture and not outsourced every, -- and outsource slavery. more americans than al qaeda on 9/11 and 10 times the amount of iraq ease and saddam, and he gets a library. that is why america is a joke. i love you, steve. host: kathleen from texas. continue our feature, first ladies, influence and image. you can watch the program every monday beginning at 9:00 eastern time here on c-span. all of the programs from martha
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
of the globe elections and mandela was elected south africa's first black president. but the true end to apartheid. i had a theory that the offer to suffer well dollars for profit. if i did. for many south africans and fellow will long be their memories and ninety that is traditional to me often used as a sign of affection. and for the world that he will remain in local icon for racially quality for centuries to come. ut on audience. and the entire world reacted to the news that nelson mandela is that global leaders were among the millions to send a condolence is recommended reports upon learning of them and those that really impressed and popped in and offer condolences privately calling him a great statesman well a global leaders were among the millions expensive or setback for the lay reader a moment stuns us was told by the u s security costs on friday only news of nelson mandela's passing. i'm profiling and seven. by the passing of this in mind then. this in mind that i was a triumph for trustees and the power for the german spanish. daniel rode the water one creepy introduced by
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
way and thinking about re-election. that's not going to be repeated. the emerging markets are in difficulties, as i say, and the result is that german exports at the moment are up from just before the crisis because of exports to emerging markets. so the german export machine is now having difficulties but the emerging markets are in difficulties. >> charles will pick up on this point in just a bit. charles dumas, the chairman of lombard street is staying with us. this is how we're shaping up across european markets this morning. a bit of a mix between the red and the green, but on balance, the gainers have it. we're up about 0.3% on the stoxx europe 600. the german market has been one of the better performers this morning. still a gap to close as we close out the month of november. but nonetheless, the move has been a push higher on the top performance has been the likes of infineon. as we move on to some of the other markets, zurich, we've got some selling in shividon. nestle is under pressure. across the board on balance, you can see on these indices, the xetra dax 0.5%
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
the course of my elected political life. but it is really nice to be able to come here today and congratulate both of them in person for the incredible work than they have done to further strong relationships between the united states and israel. um, as all of you have seen in the last 24 hours, has become an invaluable expression of not just their personal commitment, but our ability to come together to talk about complicated issues. it is already the 10th anniversary. during that short span of time, it is safe to say this has become the premiere venue for a u.s.-israel public dialogue. surpriset is no because there is a lot to talk about. -- i will just share are you quickly, haim and i about the same age. when we were each in high school, haim in tel aviv and me in new england, we both picked up the bass guitar and we dreamed of making it big as rock stars. if you ever heard the music that my bandmates and i made, and you can go on youtube and actually that my you would know first true act of public service was when i stopped playing public gigs. [laughter] maybe that is why i wound up as
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
's in charge of the republican governor's association which tries to get republicans elected. yesterday chris christie tried to set the record straight. >> mr. asterino hasn't told me or anyone else he's run for governor. i won't support someone who won't say they are running or not. it's much ado about nothing. my guess is some people, irresponsible folks who are trying touring him to run to try to create an image that, you know, i'm urging him to run. i'm not urging him to do anything. he came and asked for time specifically asked for time with me and mary, for he and his wife to meet with the two of us the impact it has on our family. they have young children like we do and that's what the whole conversation was about. when we have a republican nominee for new york then i'll support the republican nominee for new york. >> i had no idea. as he said i was at the republican governor's association. he's westchester, one 2-1 margin as a conservative in a democratic area. but everybody there knew he was running. i don't understand the confusion here. he talked to ed koch and everybody else. >> w
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm EST
and people are still not buying it. >> the president ran the election. million people showed up on the website yesterday. guess what, 380,000 showed up before noon today. >> republicans insist it is just the tip of the iceberg. >> this bill is fundamentally flawed. it is causing people to lose the doctor of their choice, causing them to lose their health plan. and if that is not enough they're having to pay much higher prices at the same time. >> noting there is not a lot of air cover for the president from congressional democrats who did not have a lot of news conferences to back him up. perhaps nervous politically about touting this health care law, but a white house official just told me it is the first day of a 3-week campaign and they're confident the president will have the support in the end. lou: thank you very much. despite the president's defiance, millions of americans face a fast approaching deadline to avoid a gap in health care coverage. over 5 million individual plans have already been canceled. most with policies that expire at the end of the month and with an ob
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
but perhaps not in identical circumstances. not when there was actually an elected government in place that he was asked to do something at the river a center in two thousand and six when the political upheavals here at the time he refused to do that saying that the king to protest at it in any way that he wished and that would be an overstepping of his charity said it does seem that for the time being at least the price will continue to distance itself from these current political upheavals nomar to lead a protest leader this is the pumps obama has vowed to continue the protests after the king's birthday celebration. are people reacting to this and what of aituation like they are now on the street. well today is a national holiday in thailand and it's a day reserved for revealing the moment and celebrating his but then it would be seen as highly disrespectful here for anyone to make any major political statements on eye popper my brief comment from c except that the bible were to resume tomorrow. nobody really is making any comment today will call for any announcements that the timing of the
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
is supported with jousting programs to win elections. if the issue of the unresolved them on the kings were it not likely to last long we'll be watching the situation as it develops it impacts us in new moon. academics in japan say the paddle it advises the government on nuclear power should change his priorities. the atomic energy commission has spent over fifteen years promoting the use of nuclear energy the academics say its members should focus on tackling problems the industry has created the experts say the commission should address a limited number of key challenges facing those challenges should include disposal of radioactive waste and helping government leaders decide how to deal with the crippled nuclear plant and for pushing up the city commission should also make sure nuclear technology is only used for peaceful purposes such as power generation and research the experts plan to finalize their recommendations next week. thousands of workers go inside japan's damage nuclear plant every day but the rarely gets a glimpse of what they do. nhk world you it still cuts a while went ins
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
an immediate election now. on that puppy off the set up a position called for nationwide general strike on the continue to surround them to update the government sold the pub until our ministry to buildings day in the center of tea after that bought the ukrainian security service to say that investigates and of all they are corrigan intends to seize power in the country and is also much on sunday that the use of foreign policy representative catherine ashton is set to be sixty s later this week to try a doubt find a political solution to the crisis on the home and really has been voiced by support from european officials as my colleague every negative stuff now reports. i love the image racing and staff on the streets. but for some reason teens independence square has captured the minds of politicians from europe and the us have seen it there the opposition leaders. to speak for the crowds. and yet so few seem to have made the pasta cured from both sides from the country runners and their supporters assistant u s secretary of state's we stand with the people of ukraine to see their futu
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00am EST
: i hope the country will elect a new government and a new noble president. people who will serve this nation properly. and i hope the blood of our youth won't be spilled. >> they want the resignation of yanukovych and closer ties with the european union. they've occupied government buildings but they now face a deadline to leave by tuesday morning. no one's in a mood to give in. >> translator: i want a new government that listens to the people and doesn't treat us like animals. >> translator: we are here to fight for our rights, so that our kids are brought up in a good country without corruption and where everything's fair. >> yanukovych believes that he has enough support to survive with backing from moscow. the protestors realize that this crisis has now reached a crucial moment. tim friend, al jazeera kiev. >> tensions mount in tield after the -- thailand after the party's main government resigned. at least five people have been killed and hundreds injured since massive antigovernment protestprotests have begun last. calling on the prime minister to resign. >>> winter sto
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
're seeing people coming out like mary landrieu, who is up in a tough re-election this next year, and after a month of saying, well, we need to fix this, now she's out saying, i would vote for this law again. so they're going to try to make this an asset. >> what are the markers we should be looking for here in the coming weeks to come, whether or not this thing is actually gaining more momentum and is working like the white house says? >> one thing is that they've refused to say how severe the back end problems are. they said they've fixed the problems but they won't say how much -- how many problems there were to begin with. >> so it's still a black box. >> right. you can't just trust anything that comes out of the health and human services administration. so once they start revealing more information, we're seeing this week where there's a surge of enrollment. when they start to be more transparent, that will be a sign things are better. i don't think that's going to happen. >> is the white house going to tough this out, march on, declir victory no matter what happened and just make sure
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 12:30pm PST
and ezekiel emanuel may think of young people, that's a bad deal. as you point out, we've had three elections on this. there's nobody in the america who has not at least heard of obama care and i think that -- i think that what we're seeing is their very real refusal to go along with it because as you say, it's a bad idea for them. >> the white house, charlie, has to be deeply worried about the new harvard millennial poll. only 22% of young americans plan to sign up. 47% say it's unlikely they are going to sign up. i mean, those young people are the ones who are supposed to pay, as you point out, for the higher health costs for older and sick americans. if that doesn't happen, charlie, it could cause what experts say is a death spiral of skyrocketing premiums and then the risk, the collapse of the entire system. right? >> and i think -- absolutely. and i think that is exactly why the administration would much rather spend their time talking about what a disaster the website is and we're going to fix the website and get the glitches out. and you know what, eventually -- and they compare it to
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 8:30pm PST
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CBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
elections. albeit it flawed, albeit it very serious allegations of corruption. and yet people came out and they voted. under the taliban, and shortly after, that was absolutely unheard of. so there is progress. there are substantial things you can point to. education. canada made it a priority to build 50 schools. immunizing children. getting basic health in place. improving the infrastructure of the country. so they could move away from a drug economy. to a more diverse and traditional egrarian type of economy. so we put in place the road map opportunities. will the afghan people be able to achieve it? much will turn on their governance and their own leadership. but we have laid that opportunity in front of them. i don't think we can back away from the necessity to continue assisting. canada has committed $100 million ongoing. and there is an old legal maxim that says once you start to render assistance, you have to continue. you can't let somebody drown. and i think the international community does recognize that. and also that the stakes are high. there are many, as is the case ongo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
the clarity of message or the attraction with the president. in 2004 they were calling specifically for re-elections. this time they want him to go or the government to step down for a new government. they are talking about obstruction measures, they want a change in the political system. these are ideas that are difficult to force concessions on. these are sitting with vladimir putin on friday. people want to know what he was discussing. this has been an this is a choice between europe or a choice between some kind of soviet union 2.4, they russia has a corrupting influence on the country. we'll see how things progress throughout the day. >> thank you for joining us from kiev. a car bomb attack from a police station in columbia killed eight people. it happened in a town south-east of the booingo tea. fighters known as farc are suspected of being behind the attack. leaders and officials are engaged in talks, trying to end a 50 year war that is taking 200,000 lives. >> 72 years ago this weekend pearl harbour was attacked. it was known as the day of infamy. 400 japanese plants bombarded -- planes bom
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
after the main opposition party resigned. the party says the people no longer accept the elected government. five have been killed and hundreds hurt since protests began last month. they are demanding the prime minister resign. >> protesters in ukraine toppled a statue of lenin. several statues have been removed from kiev. this is the largest demonstration by far. many are outraged that the government is rejecting talks with europe to keep close ties with russia. tim friend has more. >> it they poured into square they know the demonstration has to be big and loud to sustain the pressure on viktor yanukovych. on the edge. crowd young men prepared tactics for the worst outcome, another violent confrontation with riot police. a few streets away officers lined up. last week there was chaos, many injured in a place charge. now there's a standoff. riot police at the ready at one end of the street with shields and trudgeons, and at the other, protesters with their flags. they are waiting in preparation. everyone hopes there won't be the repeat of last week's violence. a solitary priest
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
. but people are focusing on the november 2014 elections because they are not stupid. i hear it every day on my radio show. >> all right. herman cain, always a pleasure to have you on. thank you for joining us today with your insights. appreciate it. >> happy to be here. >> take care. >>> well, take a look, you'ring looking at live pictures from the san francisco international airport where we are expecting to see american veteran merrill newman any moment. what was north korea hoping to accomplish by keeping him hostage? after the break, we're going to ask former u.s. ambassador to the u.n. and north korea troubleshooter bill richardson for his take. and you can't fight city hall, local officials tell one pint-size entrepreneur she can't sell mistletoe but she's welcome to, get this, beg. here's what she thought of that suggestion. >> the pins approximaterinciple need to start working hard. it's not applying themselves. >> and a hot story for all of you in the holiday season. a scarred childhood leads him to devote his life in helping children in need. you'll meet him later on in this show. li
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
elected by us to us as their constituents. let's get together and work on the issue and fix the problems. the website is such a small thing. the problem we have is the law. it is a bad law. it may be the law of the land, of thevery was the law land at one time and we got rid of it. laws go away. sometimes we need to fix it. there was a whole generation -- raised onht socialism being bad and being told that communists were out to get them. this is socialized health care. this is what it is. people are falling for it. calling it a single- payer system. it is all ms. -- a mess. you want to get people health insurance? get them jobs. empower the individual. they will get health insurance and live a better life and provide for their children and hope that their children can have a better life. harrisburg, pennsylvania. republican. caller: hi. think obama is a little bit nonchalant about health care. if we cannot appeal this lot right now, wait until he gets out of office and then appeal law. too many people are suffering. thank you. host: should someone be fired? rose, are you there? daniel,
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am EST
the economy is going to do this year and next ahead of the election. >> yeah. i think the likelihood is that the economy will continue to grow at a 2% to 2.5% late next year. that's decent, but it's not stellar. given all they have said about reducing the deficit over the next few years, it leaves room for cutting taxes. i think what the uk needs is a rebalancing towards investment and exports. the government realizes this and i think as a consequence it's unlikely to do things to throw additional fuel on the fire of consumption. >> do you think the government is doing enough? are you expecting any measures, say, on planning tomorrow from the troika? would that have helped? we had construction pmis this week very strong, rising like a phoenix out of the ashes. but many suppliers saying the supply side of that market is still very, very underperforming. >> yeah. i mean, when it comes to the supply side of the uk housing market, it really is down to things like change, having a look at the green belt legislation, trying to, you know, incentivize local authorities to watch the yen gauge
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
to wait for the next election. i caught up with one of the >> ( translated ): normally, we give them power for four years, but they've used it in the wrong way. they're corrupt so the people want the power back. >> reporter: the decision by the police to dismantle the barricades has come as a surprise. they'd spent days defending key government ministries, so i asked them why? >> ( translated ): we did this so we could talk to each other and reduce tensions, but we are not going to let the protestors do whatever they like. this decision was made to avoid further confrontation. >> reporter: for the country's prime minister, yingluck shinawatra, a small measure of relief is expected. with the nation now preparing for the thai king's birthday on thursday, she's asked people to use the time to brainstorm. but the leaders of this protest, as well as their followers, are in no mood to negotiate. we watched at the ministry of finance, which they've occupied for several weeks, as volunteers were trained to resist and besiege. they are organized and committed to their cause, and they seem increasin
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:30pm PST
seem like said on sunday that she's ready to call the elections the ep. i knew when to dissolve the house to resign in the face a serious condition that can stop all the coughing you know. a non candidate protesters joined major political party don't accept the results of the errant and it would only prolong the conflict. south korea has officially announced expansion of its air defense identification sound to me john boundaries will partially open laughed and said japan and china south korea's defense ministry said on sunday that the expansion will go into effect on the standard fifteen. china established its air and air defense town of rwanda any of the east china sea the last month seoul wants china to be driving down because it partially overlap says alchemy as a house to include as submerged lancome feel guilt. that claim by the nation. the south korean defence ministry says expanded sound will also encompass two small islands whose airspace partially overlap each hand and sound jake you build it in the briefing japan the united states and china suggested the expansion is i
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
to send national voters about obstruction. we need more compromise, and just elect overall majorities of democrats that can get stuff dun. >> until my colleagues take their party back from being seized by an extremist minority in their party, i think weir facing this. i have to tell you when i came here to washington dc it was deja vu. i'm glad that we don't have to deal with the challenges that i did during my time. >> your constituents are some of the people that will benefit from the law. i'm curious how it is playing in your district right now. california like kentucky, like new york, is one of those test cases, it wasn't in the federal exchange, the website worked reasonably well, how well is it playing in your district right now? >> very well and i know this every day from calls we get. a few weeks ago we had a townhall in my district and over 400 people turned out and we were doing enrollments on the spot and we had a townhall where we talked to people while they were waiting for their points. people came with genuine questions. the majority of the people with the exception of
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
a miracle, alex. i was here 23 years ago after after madiba was released but well before he was elected president and at a time when this country was on a razor's edge. there was some violence in the townships stirred by the security forces, and one be wasn't certain which direction the country would go in. i remember when madiba went on television, compelled his brothers and sisters to make peace and reconcile themselves and to be here 23 years later to see black and white working side by side, to not only forge a democracy but a strong economy, as well is absolutely stirring and you know at this moment is possible because of the spirit nelson mandela. >> yes, he was really a man who he inspired and he really kept the country together almost as if a type of a glue, and there are worries about south africa going into a tail spin financially and even socially now that he has passed. are you at all concerned about that? >> no, i'm absolutely not, alex. i will tell you that these are resill entpeople. if you could survive the oppressive decades of apartheid and come forward as the leading
LINKTV
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
poet. in october, he published the second election of his works. this is one of his poems. >> an old dog faithfully ploding at his master's side. growing old together. >> reporter: this poem celebrates spending your life together with someone you care for deeply. in another haiku, he expresses his sorrow for the victims of the great east japan earthquake. >> the three disasters. storms turn into a soft wind. a new, humane wind. >> you can only read haikus when you have some serenity in yourself, and then you come to haikus. but at the same time, writing haikus makes you more serene. >> reporter: it was really him who translate d his haiku into japanese. these days hue caikus are writtn over 70 countries. the basic rules are fixed. the poems are written on three separate lines, and they should give a sense of the seasons. >> translator: haiku are short, but they're perfect for modern life. they feature literary elements. they leave a fresh impression. >> reporter: a growing number of people in belgium are writing haiku poetry. last april a special haiku mailbox was sent to belgium. it
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
doesn't get people elected. that's the problem with these politicians. >> to the election the "new york times" says the article on the three democrat senators, the southern democrats that are left, are they moving towards a budget resolution because the democrats are so concerned about losing the senate? >> the democrats are worried about losing the senate for a variety of reasons but it will have more to do with the health care law than the budget. but yes, those folks are worried about their seats. they don't want to see anything that causes pain in terms of their electoral chances. another government shutdown might help democrat's chances because republicans would be blamed. so there's some odd politics but yes those senators are worried about their seats. and harry reid is worried about holding on to the gavel in the senate chamber but it's not a huge risk compared to few months ago. >> thank you very much. we'll continue with david stockman. fired up about chairman bernanke. >> we wouldn't have it any other way. coming up, a merger set to close today. what are the ingredients for s
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
on this subject to elections across the subject of. is a very close personal friend. he's a senior advisor and he's agreed to join us today. and tom will give a presentation and take some questions and answers. tom, thank you very much. welcome tom daschle. [applause] >> byron, thank you very much for that generous introduction. thank you all for your warm reception this morning. i really appreciate the opportunity to be with you and to talk as denis edney, about something that we all care deeply about. and i think it is appropriate that i'm the third in this line of midwestern speakers, minnesota, north dakota. the gateway to south dakota and it's only appropriate that i come third. denis and byron and i grew up in states where, in most of the kids you put in turning and leaving on the same post. those kids are about seven years old before they realize the name of the town isn't resume speed. so we have a lot in common. but obviously you can understand why i'm as proud of denis' work and his commitment to public service as i am this morning. i've known him for close to now 20 years. and i had th
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
vote to get elected and make his presidency seem cool and all of that. and the real problem for him is, look, his numbers may go up among young people before the end of his presidency, but he's never going to get back that sort of cool image that he once had because it's very difficult to get that image back. that's something that once you've lost that aura of magic, you can't get it back. and that's going to be a real problem for him because that means he's going to have to deliver and not just used glorified rhetoric that people used to buy. once you're skeptical of someone, it's very hard to be a true believer again. jon: and wouldn't you agree, jonah, that this younger generation that is the most tech-savvy and the most comfortable with internet sign-ups for everything is going to be very leerily of all of the -- leerily that they've hard about all of the problems and the security concerns which we were told yesterday on this program still have not been addressed. >> yeah. look, the whole point of obamacare was to make people feel more secure, and the overall effect of obamacare ha
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
'll hear from mandela himself in an interview from 1993 before he was elected president. >>> and now, to the massive storm slamming the central u.s. millions of americans from the southern plains and the midwest are coping with with frigid temperatures. drivers in southern illinois face treacherous travel. they're calling today ice friday in texas. manuel, good morning. >> good morning. it was nearly 80 degrees here earlier this week. now, it's frigid. hundreds of flights have been canceled. that is impacting travel to dallas from airports in los angeles and san francisco. crews here are trying to keep major overpasses like these from freezing over, but you can see right here what they are dealing with. ice has formed on most everything here. >> the nasty mix of freezing rain and sleet began falling across parts of texas thursday, leaving cars and streets coated with slick ice. >> it's not too bad, but it's starting to set in now and the worst stuff is starting to come in. >> forecasters expect up to a half inch of freezing rain in the dallas ft. worth area alone with the wintry syst
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
virginia governor bob mcdonnell. nk donnell has more than one month left in office before governor-elect terry mcauliffe is sworn in. the portrait will be revealed tomorrow evening in richmond. >>> the annual holiday stroll will happen later today in vienna. it will happen between lawyers road and mill street. to set up for the big event that stretch is closed today. you can watch the lighting of the town's holiday tree. this happens tonight from 6:00 to 9:00. the celebration of hanukkah continues as the jewish community around the world will light the candle marking the sixth night. dozens of people came out to late a menorah. the jewish population in d.c., maryland and virginia has been on the rise over the last few years. and the votes are in. the national zoo's new panda cub has a name. >> it is bao bao. it means treasure or precious. it was trending on twitter. more than 123,000 people voted online to pick the cub's name and dozens lined up early to get a good spot for the big reveal. we wanted to celebrate and to kind of get people excited. >> bao bao's mother, mei xiang gave birth
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